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Assessing the “user-friendliness” of biopesticides and their conventional pesticide counterparts: A “proof-of- concept” framework for comparing pesticide groups
(Caxton Press, 2017-08-08)
Biopesticides have a number of positive attributes compared with conventional pesticides but direct comparisons are difficult to achieve objectively. Therefore, an indexing method was developed and used to compare the ...
Is glyphosate-resistant ryegrass resistant to paraquat?
(Caxton Press, 2017)
Sequestration of herbicide into vacuoles is considered to be the main mechanism of resistance to both glyphosate and paraquat worldwide. In New Zealand, the first case of glyphosate resistance was found in ryegrass (Lolium) ...
Geostatistical determination of soil noise and soil phosphorus spatial variability
(Elsevier Masson, 2017-09-28)
This research studies the effect of stratifying soil samples to try and find a suitable depth to establish a geospatial relationship for a practical soil sampling grid in New Zealand hill country. Cores were collected from ...
Transient Hypermutagenesis Accelerates the Evolution of Legume Endosymbionts following Horizontal Gene Transfer
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2014-09-01)
Branched pectic galactan in phloem-sieve-element cell walls: Implications for cell mechanics
(American Society of Plant Biologists, 2018-02-06)
A major question in plant biology concerns the specification and functional differentiation of cell types. This is in the context of constraints imposed by networks of cell walls that both adhere cells and contribute to ...